This pocket-sized pet is an adaptable dog breed that does well living in warm weather climates. The Chihuahua’s thin coat and petite size don’t provide much protection against the cold,
The Australian cattle dog is an active and intelligent dog breed that is right in the middle of the medium-size category. This compact and athletic dog is driven to work.
The Australian shepherd is a very intelligent, high-energy, medium-size dog breed. This herding breed also is quite agile and athletic and therefore well-suited to dog sports, such as flying disc and agility.
This graceful and athletic dog breed was developed thousands of years ago in the Balearic islands, near Spain’s coastline. They likely descended from Egyptian hounds brought by Phoenician traders.
These large dogs fare well in hot climates since those flowing locks are a single coat of hair. This breed’s native homeland of Afghanistan is known for hot weather by day and cold temperatures by night.
The silky coat of the Yorkshire terrier may be long, but it's fine. A thin texture means that it’s not a great insulator against the cold. Additionally, its single coat is hair and not fur.
Chinese crested dogs are mainly hairless. They likely developed in Asia from imported hairless African dogs accustomed to hot temps. The exposed skin of a Chinese crested—or any hairless, short-haired,
The largest of the terrier breeds, the Airedale is a medium-sized dog that tolerates warm weather. These dogs have a fuzzy coat, but the hair is short and wiry. The lack of an undercoat allows for heat to escape,
The Great Dane is one of the best large breed dogs for hot weather. With a natural tendency to conserve energy, these couch potatoes aren’t likely to overexert themselves when the weather is warm.